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On to the next one... Budget, light gaming (skyrim, pay2win "free" games), school work

ravengpitts
  • 70 months ago

SO I'm starting my 2nd build! I know, I know I still haven't put up the write up of my first build but I need some (any/better) internal pics...

Regardless this 2nd build is for my little brother. He's going to be home schooled through online school so he's about to spend a lot of time in front of this thing. Besides school work (w/ no special software needed besides Office), he's like a YT addict, plays Skyrim, and has lately been playing some Star Wars game online and some Transformers Beta game. Besides that he's pretty simple to please. Oh and he loves red and black.

Here's the build list: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD A10-7850K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $169.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock FM2A88X-ITX+ Mini ITX FM2+ Motherboard $95.98 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $85.98 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive $84.99 @ Newegg
Case BitFenix Prodigy (Red) Mini ITX Tower Case $86.98 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic 300W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $42.98 @ OutletPC
Other Bitfenix Prodigy Side Window $19.99
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $571.89
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-14 08:43 EDT-0400

Any recommendations or suggestions or tweaks or ANYTHING is always appreciated! The max I'm looking to spend is $650

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  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

How is he going to play Skyrim without a dedicated GPU?

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

he plays skyrim so rarely I don't think a dedicated gpu is necessary, besides the gpu in this apu should be sufficient since gaming is not his main concern

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/a10-7850k-a8-7600-kaveri,3725-7.html

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